Seventh Annual Robot Madness Day 2006
When: Saturday, May 13, 2006, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Bridgewater Commons Mall, 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Why: To raise public awareness of the importance of math and science education in high schools in the region, to develop an appreciation of engineers and their work, and to encourage students to consider careers in science and technology fields
Line Following Pursuit - Two Line following robots chase each other on a 3/4 inch serpentine black line on a white background until one robot is caught! There will be straight-aways and turns, but no crossings, 'Tees' or dead ends. The exact details of the course will not be known before the contest.
Robot Dance Contest - Robotic Dancers will have two minutes to perform on a flat open area twelve feet square and will be judged on programming, construction, costume, choreography, creativity, originality, and entertainment value. Robots must be fully autonomous.
King of the Tabletop - A contest in which robots must explore and clear a four foot by two foot tabletop littered with randomly placed objects and other robots. After a maximum of five minutes on the tabletop, the winner is the last robot running on the table.
PLUS - Exhibition: This years exhibition contest will be RoboCup Junior one-on-one and two-on-two robot soccer between four teams that have never attempted RoboCup before! Also, Robot displays and demonstrations of Talking Robots, Walking Robots, Hacked robot toys, and More! Bring your creation and show us what you're building!